DIS Copenhagen was a fantastic educational and social experience Past Review

By (Architectural Studies, Tufts University) for

DIS Copenhagen: Semester

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
Great time. Realized that adapting to a new environment is always possible.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 6 months+

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

Great professors and very challenging, demanding, rewarding work.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Perfect location, with tons of International students from the Copenhagen Business School. Lots of fun, made some good friends who I still keep in contact with.

* Food:

My cooking was never very good.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

CPH is one of the safest places no earth.

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)

Not including program expenses, about how much money did you spend on food and other expenses each week? I spent over a 200 dollars a week on food and drink. Very expensive.
Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? It's very expensive so bring more than you think you should.


How would you rate your language skills at the beginning of the program? None
If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • International Students
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Get as far away from fully American programs as possible. Go for more immersion with an international crowd, doesn't necessarily have to be local. A good mix is best.